Enzymes in Farm Animal Nutrition

Enzymes in Farm Animal Nutrition

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Edited by Michael Bedford, Edited by Gary Partridge

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  • Publisher: CABI Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 248mm x 26mm | 880g
  • Publication date: 31 January 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Wallingford
  • ISBN 10: 1845936744
  • ISBN 13: 9781845936747
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 706,765

Product description

Covering all aspects of the addition of enzymes to animal feeds, this book discusses topics including interactions with animal physiology, economic and environmental impacts and technology. This new edition brings the reader up to date with the considerable advances in feed enzyme technology of the last decade. It includes a discussion of new classes of enzymes introduced into the market place, an exploration of how these products function and the size and scope of their use in the global industry with new methods for evaluation of enzyme responses.

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Table of contents

1. Introduction - current market and expected developments; 2. Xylanases and cellulases as feed additives; 3. Mannanase, Alpha-galactosidase, and Pectinase; 4. Starch and protein-degrading enzymes - biochemistry, enzymology and characteristics relevant to animal feed use; 5. Phytases - Biochemistry, enzymology and characteristics relevant to animal feed use; 6. Effect of digestive tract conditions, feed processing and ingredients on response to NSP enzymes; 7. Phytate and phytase; 8. Developments in Enzyme Usage in Ruminants; 9. Other enzyme applications relevant to the animal feed industry; 10. Thermostability of feed enzymes and their practical application in the feed mill; 11. Analysis of enzymes, principles and problems / Developments in enzyme analysis; 12. Holo-analysis of the efficacy of exogenous enzyme performance in farm animal nutrition; 13. Feed enzymes, the future - bright hope or regulatory minefield?